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The Psychonomic Society Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award honors individuals for the best paper published in each Psychonomic Society journal in the last year. Articles are chosen by each of the Society's journals during the summer and the selected first authors of those papers will be honored at the Annual Meeting and receive a monetary award. One recipient from each journal is chosen to receive an $1,000 award.


2017 Recipients
W. Tecumseh Fitch Aleks Stolicyn

W. Tecumseh Fitch

“Empirical approaches to the study of language evolution“
DOI: 10.3758/s13423-017-1236-5
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
Editor: Gregory S. Hickok

Marius Golubickis
Johanna K. Falben,
Arash Sahraie,
Aleksandar Visokomogilski, William A. Cunningham,
Jie Sui, C. Neil Macrae

“Self-prioritization and perceptual matching: The
effects of temporal construal”

DOI: 10.3758/s13421-017-0722-3
Memory & Cognition
Editor: Neil Mulligan

Katherine Wood
Daniel J. Simons

“Reconciling change
blindness with long-term
memory for objects”

DOI: 10.3758/s13414-016-1240-2
Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics
Editor: Michael Dodd

Aleks Stolicyn
J. Douglas Steele,
Peggy Seriès

“Conditioned task-set competition: Neural mechanisms of emotional interference
in depression”

DOI: 10.3758/s13415-016-0478-4
Cognitive, Affective, &
Behavioral Neuroscience

Editor: Marie Banich


Douglas A. Williams
Travis P. Todd, Chrissy M. Chubala, Elliot A. Ludvig

“Intertrial unconditioned stimuli differentially impact trace conditioning”
DOI: 10.3758/s13420-016-0240-3
Learning & Behavior
Editor: Jonathon D. Crystal

Caitlin Hilliard
Susan Wagner Cook

“A technique for continuous measurement of body
movement from video”

DOI: 10.3758/s13428-015-0685-x
Behavior Research Methods
Editor: Michael N. Jones

David White
Clare A. M. Sutherland,
Amy L. Burton

“Choosing face: The
curse of self in profile image selection”

DOI: 10.1186/s41235-017-0058-3
Cognitive Research: Principles & Implications
Editor: Jeremy M. Wolfe



Clifford T. Morgan

Clifford T. MorganClifford Thomas Morgan, professor of psychology at the University of Texas was born in Minolta, New Jersey in 1915. He received his undergraduate education at Maryville College and his PhD from Rochester University in 1939. He passed away in 1976 in Austin, Texas.

W. R. Garner, Yale University, wrote a wonderful memorial to the November 1976 meeting of the Psychonomic Society of which Morgan was a founding member and the first Governing Board Chair.



Clifford T. Morgan
Best Article Award Recipients

2016  |  2015

2014  |  2013

Clifford T. Morgan Best Article Award Certificate


Other Psychonomic Society Awards

Early Career Award

Mid-Career Award

Graduate Travel Award

J. Frank Yates
Student Travel Award

Supporting diversity & inclusion
in cognitive psychology


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